Appointment of the New Country Director for People in Need Mongolia Mr. MUNGUNKHISHIG Batbaatar.

Published: Nov 22, 2022 Reading time: 2 minutes
Appointment of the New Country Director for People in Need Mongolia Mr. MUNGUNKHISHIG Batbaatar.
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Mr. Mungunkhishig Batbaatar joins People in Need (PIN) Mongolia as the Country Director. Before taking up his role in Mongolia, Mr. Mungunkhishig served UNICEF East Asia and Pacific Regional Office in Bangkok, Thailand, as Knowledge Management Specialist supporting 13 Country Offices in 27 countries in the region. Previously he worked for UNICEF Mongolia as a knowledge management officer and consultant for over five years. Prior to this period, he worked for government agencies - the National Center for Public Health, the Ministry of Health Mongolia, and international organizations such as the Asian Development Bank (ADB), Voluntary Service Overseas (VSO), and Research Triangle Initiatives (RTI) International.

He earned his master's degree in Development Policies and Practices from the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies in Geneva, Switzerland, and his degree of BS in Development Communication from the University of the Philippines Los Banos.

Preceding Country Director Tim Jenkins' tenure in Mongolia ended on November 1st, and he assumed his new position as PIN Regional Representative to the Western Balkans.

About PIN Mongolia

People in Need has been operating in Mongolia since 2009. We strive for Mongolia, where local communities are strengthened, respective of human rights, and empowered to be the drivers of change and equal opportunities. Apart from providing emergency relief, PIN builds the capacities of cooperatives, small and medium enterprises, civil society organizations, and local authorities, supports sustainable living, strengthens higher education, promotes environmental protection, and raises awareness about air pollution.

Autor: Tina Puntsag, Communications and Advocacy Officer